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and family members and newark mayor and they are all here. enough is enough. p good evening this is our version of a town hall. people on both sides of what very well may be the most important issue in this country. these people have all been touched by gun violence in some way. join the conversation and the debate and have a view. i will ask questions and raise them on air. i want to start in newtown, connecticut where there were more funerals today. few moments ago i spoke to kneel louis. >> jesse was my son and my buddy too. and i'm lost for words. we did everything together. and he had so many favorite spots. where he would go. the diner in town here, the grocery store, for his bagel or fuf muffin in the mornin ing mistyve deli and he would get his school snack. just, i'm lost for words. and -- >> the feeling i got from everything i undpnder stood abo his last few moment as live is that he showed courage. he tried to get out of there. he was aware something was happening. his favorite teacher vicky soto was there. did it surprise you that he he was showing such enterprizing courage?
of different perspectives tonight on guns in america. i want to bring in newark mayor, corey booker. and christiane amanpour. and psychologist dr. deepak chopra and tom ridge. from washington and former homeland security secretary. corey booker, let me start with you. it is heart-breaking. it's agonizing. you can't say anything to make it better. what i find fascinating about him is his incredible dignity. the way he was prepared to offer comfort and sympathy to the family of the man who had shot his child and he went on to talk about gun control and said that he didn't want wide-ranging gun control to come as a result of this, but he didn't understand why this shooter's mother would ever want to have the kind of assault weapon that was used in her home to defend herself. he raised a number of issues about that which we'll see more of tomorrow. but what do you say to other families in america that can't send them to school now, to movie theaters? there is almost nowhere left now that's sacred for americans to be safe because of gun violence. what is the answer? >> well, first of all
newark who has been a rising star in the political sphere for quite some time now cory booker has intimated he is looking to run for the senate race when senator frank lautenberg's term is up in 2013. i suppose it's not that big of a surprise, although some thought he might try to challenge chris christie in the gubernatorial race. >> yeah, there was some speculation that would be a powerful race there, but i think chris christie right now is pretty popular in new jersey, especially in the aftermath of his behavior following the superstorm sandy. i think cory booker has a huge future, and i think if he runs for that frank lautenberg seat from new jersey as the democratic nominee, he'll have a pretty good chance of winning. i don't know who the republican might be. that's not going to happen until 2014. so we still have some time. the gubernatorial race is next year. >> he has some big money behind him already and has had some for quite some time already. this is a guy who maybe, you know, if americans are starting to hear more about him because of his super hero, you know, busines
start construction. but as a kid in the 50's in newark, new jersey, i was, shall we say, a little fey, a little high strung, my mother used to say. i guess like a moth to the flame attracted all kinds of undesirable attention including from some of the teachers. we had a football/history teacher who just loved tormenting me, surrounding me with other members of the football team, some who i got to know a little better later, if you understand my drift. the point was there was no place to go. you felt so shamed when you were being bullied or when you were being exposed. i didn't want to talk to my parents, they were hard-working, i didn't want to burden them with that so i kept it inside for a very long time. there's a book out about keeping things inside like your orientation or whatever and they say that when you have ghost wounds. you don't see anything but they are there from that kind of experience. so when i got to a place where i could actually do some kind of beneficial act around this issue of bullying, i listened closely to many of the horror stories that we heard and i
of the salvation army in oakland, hayward or newark. they will accept a crash contribution as well. but they are trying to help the kids in alameda county. >> certainly a worthy cause. >> yeah. >>> let's check in with sal. are we noticing traffic any lighter today? >> not really. we're getting pretty busy traffic on this nurse -- on this -- on this thursday. let's take a look at the maps. pleasant hill, the freeway traffic is okay. we're getting reports that treat boulevard is a mess in pleasant hill. the chp is not reporting anything on the freeway. 24 is better. highway 4 is a little bit better than normal but not much. 80 is just a little bit better than it normally would be through richmond. you will go to a crowded bay bridge toll plaza and then we're looking at -- we're looking at the toll plaza there. the traffic is backed up for about a 20-minute delay. also, the morning commute on highway 1, there's one way traffic control near the construction site for the new tunnel that's causing a really big traffic jam out of the hoof man bay and pacific area. avoid that. and traffic
of newark, new jersey, cory booker is going to run for senate. he will run for senate in new jersey in 2014. why is that important, well, there has been a lot of speculation that he may run for mayor and take on governor chris christie and new jersey. okay. now, back to business. apple in the news today. you have u.s. authorities rejecting the pinch to zoom. you can see the feature now. it allows your fingers to zoom in and out. back in august, a jury ruled that samsung had infringed on six apple patents. they awarded apple over a billion dollars in damages. this ruling wiped out at least half of that. apple is only down by about 1%. the economy continues to recover. brookings, taking a look at cities, third place would be phoenix. home prices jumping over 10% year over year. california was second. the number one, in terms of improvements, new orleans. coming off of its lows. they do have a harrisburg, pennsylvania, by the way, at the bottom of this list. the question today, is this finally the moment you can say housing has turned the corner. home sales are returning. first, here are some
individuals in newark. maybe new in a way because you hear people saying well i think it's wrong but who am i to judge? which is kind of a frightening thing if we can't judge what's right and wrong, we're in deep trouble. and we are. bork family says the judge died from heart ailments, robert bork was 8 a. shep? >> shepard: james rosen in washington. lawmakers attending a private screening of stephan spielberg lincoln on capitol hill tonight. the senate majority leader harry reid met with spielberg and the film's star daniel lewis before the showing. the event was exclusively for senators and their spouses but they apparently going the full movie going experience complete with popcorn and candy right inside the congressional auditorium. the life of a congressman. you can now keep tabs on iran's supreme leader and browse through his photos because the ayatollah al khomeini has apparently joined facebook. here is his profile page including instagramed cover photo. remember iran already bans web sites including facebook, and one commenter asked ayatollah if he used a work around to sign up but h
of the purse. >>> plus, it was once believed newark mayor booker would run for governor of new jersey but with chris christie's approval rating at an all-time high, booker makes this announcement regarding his political future. >> i'll explore the possibility of running for the united states senate in 2014. >> it is just one of the things we thought you should know and you can join our conversation. >>> heated words on capitol hill today in hearings on the deadly attack on the consulate in benghazi. this morning, all eyes were on committee chairman john kerry who's widely expected to succeed hillary clinton as secretary of state. he was quick to point out congress should take some blame for what happened in benghazi. >> i want to be krystal clear about something else. congress, also, bears some responsibility here. congress has the power of the purse. adequately funding america's foreign policy objectives is not spending. it's investing. >> this morning's hearing marked by sharp questioning by republican senators. >> secretary clinton just sent up a notification to congress asking for
you lawn of the company. we were donating projects to newark mission and material for the arts and putting products in the hands of students so they can use them. we came to the realization not every child has a place to go to school and learn. so that led to the second half of our strategy. liz: gang, they have 5500 likes right now. i need you to go on faceboo facebook.com/poppin and dollar for every single one. let's talk about the products. >> excellent. liz: people will get on there and see these are office supplies unlike any other. corporate offices at chanel, calvin klein, j. crew and corporate offices at target bought these products. they're just putting a twist on office supplies which can be so boring. tell me about the growth of your company since we last saw you. >> we're online only company. we launched poppin.com in september. we've seen sales grow exponentially. we are not ready to report numbers. that we'll announce in q1. liz: we have it first? >> you can have it first. we don't just refer to ourselves as office supply. we refer to work style. we want to bring
of newark's mayor cory booker. he will not challenge chris christie. sources tell wnbc he will instead run for lautenberg's senate seat? 2014. he is expected to tweet this news some time today. >> in other politics now, for the first time a woman will chair the prestigious senate appropriations committee. maryland senator barbara mikulski was elected to the senate in 1986 and the longest serving woman in senate history. longtime senator daniel inouye's death left the spot open. >>> senators are slamming the movie "zero dark thirty," carl levin and john mccain said the movie do not separate fact from fiction. it insists torture is effective. katherine big low responded with a statement saying we depicted a variety of intelligence methods that were used in finding bin laden. no single method was necessarily responsible for solving the man hunt. >>> ben affleck testified on capitol hill about the eastern congo and the estimated 5 million deaths there over the last 14 years. politico reports affleck would not discuss a reported possibility of a run for senate saying that's not what i'm here to
by frank lautenburg. >> i will complete my full second term as mayor of newark, new jersey, and as for my political future, i will explore the possibility of running for the united states senate in 2014. >> booker is active in the community, rescuing people from fires, digging them out of snow banks, all on twitter, and even living on food stamps for a week. >>> that's going to wrap things up for me. thanks for your time. see you back here tomorrow, 11:00 a.m. coverage. we also have dnc chair congresswoman debbie wasserman-schultz republican congressman tom pole, florida congressman-elect. he says he will not sign the grover norquist pledge. dennis van roekel, and karen finney and michael steele. don't go anywhere, though. a great show is coming up next. "now" with alex wagner, and we will say merry cliff-mas. >> i'm say merry christmas and merry cliff-mas. >> every second counts, thomas. every second counts. merry cliff-mas to you, my friend. >> thank you. >> are we any closer to a merry cliff-mas, or is a republican caucus packing a stocking full of coal? the house gets set to vote on p
. another non-surprise? newark mayor booker saying he will be ready for a run in 2016. one of the names being floated as a possible replacement for senator john kerry is, wait for it, ben affleck. kerry's massachusetts senate seat will be open if he is appointed the next secretary of state. no stranger to politics, affleck has been an active member of the democratic party pour ten years and recently campaigned for senator-elect elizabeth warren. yesterday he was on the hill raising awareness about the violence of the congo. also on his agenda, a meeting with the current senior senator from massachusetts john kerry. daredevil for senate. coming up, thai food was out, and chicken tenders were in. who knew presidential campaigns were so superstitious? we will dig into that and other revealing nuggets in glenn thrush's new e book coming up. sometimes what we suffer from is bigger than we think ... like the flu. with aches, fever and chills- the flu's a really big deal. so why treat it like it's a little cold? there's something that works differently than over-the-counter remedies. prescript
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